Josiah Carpenter Library November News

        During early November the library’s carpets will be cleaned. The children’s collection will move upstairs and adult non-fiction will move downstairs.  Lots of moving parts – if you need help finding anything just ask!  Due to the carpet cleaning the library will be closed Monday November 6th.

The Teen Book Worms will gather on Monday November 13th at 5:00pm; they will enjoy a light supper and discuss The Wrath and the Dawn by Renee’ Ahdieh.  The Pittsfield Writer’s Circle will meet at the library on Monday November 20th at 5:00pm.  The adult book club will meet to discuss Christmas Day in the Morning by Pearl S. Buck, and select books for 2018, at 10:30 am on Tuesday December 5th at the Pittsfield Senior Center.    New members for all of our ongoing activities are always welcome!  

During November the 10:00am Thursday preschool story hour will explore scarecrows, how animals prepare for winter, and holiday traditions.  The afterschool Cozy Nook Book Adventure Club meets at 3:30pm on Tuesdays and is currently preparing for a puppet show performance of The Three Pigs and The Gingerbread Man to be held at 5:00pm on Tuesday November 7th.   Following the performance, the Adventure Club will be learning about thankfulness, Pilgrims, Native Americans, and holiday traditions.  Starting Tuesday November 14th at 10:00am a Stay and Play group for toddlers and their parents/caregivers will begin weekly sessions of a brief story, simple activities, and time to socialize.

The Chichester-Epsom-Pittsfield Libraries Memory Café will enjoy music, food, and simple activities to evoke Memories of Thanksgiving at 2:00pm on Monday November 13th at the Epsom Public Library.  Caregivers and folks living with memory loss are invited to come and savor supportive socialization.

    On Tuesday November 14th the 1,2,3 Living Well group will gather at 12:30pm at the Pittsfield Senior Center.  We will plant flower bulbs in indoor pots so that they will be ready to bloom in early February!   Bulbs and soil will be provided, please bring your own container.  If needed, a space for the cold storage of your planted bulbs can be provided.  Come early to enjoy lunch at the senior center.

The library will be closed on Veterans Day, Saturday November 11th.   For the Thanksgiving holiday the library will be closed Thursday and Friday November 23rd and 24th.